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Straw Hat in Santa Cruz on Mission St is one of the more inexpensive Italian restaurants in the area, offering a delicious menu that won't leave you broke. Stop by for the good quality and stay for friendly service. You'll be planning your next trip to Straw Hat before you know it.
While the prices may be low, you can bet that the ingredients will be fresh. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
Located in the middle of town, Straw Hat stands out, no matter how you slice it.